The top online resources for Chinese contemporary art – curator Rachel Marsden’s tips

On 07/01/2014 by Site Default

An article by CFCCA’s Research Curator Rachel Marsden…

What are the best sources of information on China’s complex, vibrant contemporary culture? Curator and academic Rachel Marsden reveals her top tips.

With the ever growing flow of information flooding the internet, finding high quality information can be daunting, particularly when it comes to a subject as multifarious as Chinese art. Independent curator and academic Rachel Marsden gives her advice on where to find useful and up-to-date information on Chinese contemporary art and culture online.

Ai Weiwei, 'Map of China', 2006, ironwood (Tieli mu) from dismantled Qing dynasty (1644–1911) temples, 40 x 92.7 x 80 cm. Stockamp Tsai Collection. Image courtesy The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.

Ai Weiwei, ‘Map of China’, 2006, ironwood (Tieli mu) from dismantled Qing dynasty (1644–1911) temples, 40 x 92.7 x 80 cm. Stockamp Tsai Collection. Image courtesy The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.

As the digital age progresses at a frenetic pace in what is China’s century, there is always the question of how to document and archive information and perspectives on Chinese contemporary art and culture. Moreover, there is the issue of how to share all this information, much of which is created in an instantaneous and somewhat fleeting way.

This article is the first in a series looking into where to find information on Chinese contemporary art and culture digitally, online via your laptop, tablet or phone. Future articles will look at what is offered through video and film, personal blogs, the Twittersphere and Instagram, among other platforms.

READ FULL ARTICLE HERE:

http://artradarjournal.com/2014/01/02/the-top-online-resources-for-chinese-contemporary-art-curator-rachel-marsdens-tips/

 

Leave a Reply